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Law School’s Tribe awarded Spirit of Justice Award

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The Law School’s Laurence H. Tribe, the Ralph S. Tyler Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law, is this year’s winner of the Gay and Lesbians Advocates and Defenders (GLAD) Spirit of Justice Award.

GLAD’s executive director, Gary Buseck, commented, “We feel that Professor Tribe is a consistent champion of the civil rights of all people. Tribe has always been available to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as people living with HIV, and GLAD in particular.”

Tribe has argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including a challenge to the Georgia sodomy statute, Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), and for the protection of gay rights advocacy in public schools, Board of Education v. NGTF (1985).

Tribe will be honored at a dinner on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.

For information about how to attend the reception and dinner, contact GLAD’s Development Associate at (617) 426-1350 or at General admission is $125 per person.